Category Archive: materials

And so, How Are You Different Than Nature?

And so, How Are You Different Than Nature?

It is the night before the very last day of the 2017-2018 school year. I just couldn’t let the year end without giving you this …

 

I hope beautiful things live forever

I hope beautiful things live forever

  Balance. This year, in addition to the daily creating and expression and relationship building in the studio/atelier, I engaged and facilitated a Mardi Gras/Speak for Living …

 

Labor of Love

Labor of Love

I was thinking about the complexities of “labor” today, on this Labor Day eve. I was thinking about the labor or role of the teacher. …

 

What the World Needs Now

What the World Needs Now

This post documents the process of the making of  our 4 foot by 4 foot bottle cap mosaic, inspired by the Wishes for the World …

 

“You can ask everybody in the world and ask them if you can be a part of their family.” David, age 4

“You can ask everybody in the world and ask them if you can be a part of their family.” David, age 4

 

Bigger and Better than Ourselves: Humility

Bigger and Better than Ourselves: Humility

I thought I was going to write about Wonder, but instead I’ve changed my mind. I have been thinking about and researching the importance of Wonder …

 

Because you need to. Because you want to.

Because you need to. Because you want to.

 

Focusing on love.

Focusing on love.

In August, most of our school met for a retreat. At one point, we were asked to go around the table and share our intention …

 

This Work Reminds Me of Flying

This Work Reminds Me of Flying

The Prek 3 Classes have emabarked on a project. The children started talking about “statues” a few months ago when I had them working on …

 

“Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize” -Thich Nhat Hanh

“Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize” -Thich Nhat Hanh